FTI Consulting Adds Managing Director to Risk and Investigations Practice
Washington, D.C., Jan. 26, 2021 — FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of Xochitl Arteaga as a Managing Director in the firm’s Risk and Investigations practice within the Forensic and Litigation Consulting segment.
Ms. Arteaga, who is based in Los Angeles and San Francisco, has more than 15 years of litigation and investigations experience as a former federal prosecutor and private practice lawyer. She specializes in conducting complex domestic and international corporate investigations in connection with securities and investor fraud, anti-corruption and bribery, discrimination, and various allegations of employee misconduct.
“We are excited to welcome Xochitl to our Risk and Investigations team,” said Edward Westerman, a Senior Managing Director who co-leads the Risk and Investigations practice with Senior Managing Director Andrew Rosini. “Her diverse skillset and passion for providing clients with valuable strategies to address complicated investigative issues adds depth to our talent and builds upon our unparalleled expertise.”
Throughout her career, Ms. Arteaga has conducted hundreds of grand jury, internal and regulatory investigations. She has tried criminal and civil, federal and state cases and has managed countless criminal investigations with the FBI, Interpol, Secret Service and multi-jurisdictional task forces in connection with national and international investigations, with deployments to Asia and Latin America.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Arteaga was a partner within the litigation and investigations practice at ARTEA Counsel. From 2008-2013, she was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California, focusing on multi-defendant investigations involving international organized crime, including bank, mail, wire, credit card and identity fraud. Prior to that, she was an associate at Latham & Watkins.
Commenting on her appointment, Ms. Arteaga said, “The experts I am teaming with have a variety of backgrounds and expertise across industries in crisis management, forensic accounting, compliance, disputes and data analytics, putting them at the forefront of investigations. I’m looking forward to working with them and focusing on assisting law firms and public and private companies with complex investigations".
FTI Consulting’s Risk and Investigations practice provides compliance, investigative, litigation consulting and remediation expertise on a wide range of investigations to management and boards of directors. The global team comprises senior professionals with former Big 4 accounting and audit, government regulator, ethics and compliance, law enforcement, and public company experience. Experts conduct investigations over a wide scope of issues and allegations, including export controls and sanctions, financial reporting fraud, FCPA violations, embezzlement and other types of corruption, anti-money laundering, workplace discrimination, Ponzi schemes, and theft of intellectual property.
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Source: FTI Consulting, Inc.